Gamble Pioneer Family

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Ancestors of Volney Gamble,

Documenting The Pioneer Families of North Christian County & Crofton, Kentucky

Crofton Connection

by Stacy R. Webb

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IV. Andrew F GambleKYMarriageRec-000809-111

****Andrew was born about 1784 in North Carolina, and died 1860 in Kentucky. The son of Unknown and Unknown, at this time. Andrew married Jane Tucker on 20 Mar 1823 at the age of 39 in Christian County. Mary Jane Tucker was the daughter of Charles Tucker Birth 1775 in North Carolina died 1840 in Christian, Kentucky and Mary Dilling they were married 20 Jan 1791 in Guilford County, North Carolina, Bond #000060475, North Carolina Marriage Bonds, 1741-1868, Image Number 002153; County Guilford; Record # 03 454; Bondsman John Gamble; Witness J Hamilton. Mary Dilling was 16 yrs old and she died in 1840 Age: 65 , Christian, Kentucky. Andrew and Mary Dilling Gamble migrated to Christian County and were enumerated  in 1830 Age: 46 Christian, Kentucky,  1840 1 Jun Age: 56 Christian, Kentucky, 1850 Age: 66 District 2, Christian County, Kentucky, 1860 Age: 76. Most all the Gamble’s now still in Crofton, descend from Andrew & Mary Dilling Gamble who migrated sometime before 1824 where their first child James S was born.      Pictured Right, Right is Christian County Marriage Abstract 1797-1825
1830 Andrew Gamble Kentucky
     1830 Census Schedule Christian County, Kentucky Includes the following family& Slaves: Free White Persons – Males – Under 5: 3, Free White Persons – Males – 5 thru 9: 1, Free White Persons – Males – 30 thru 39: 1, Free White Persons – Females – 20 thru 29: 1, Free White Persons – Under 20: 4, Free White Persons – 20 thru 49: 2, Total Free White Persons: 6, Total – All Persons (Free White, Slaves, Free Colored): 6.
   
   To this union was born the following children: James S. Gamble 1824 – 1871 ***David Quaite Gamble 1827 – 1891 Andrew F Gamble 1828 – 1862 Samuel T. Gamble 1831 – 1870 Susan E Gamble 1832 – 1860 Mary S Gamble 1834 – Charles Lee Gamble 1838 – 1915 John Wesley Gamble 1838 – 1910 Elizabeth Jane Gamble 1842 – 1868 Joseph H Gamble 1845 – 1920 Zachariah Taylor Gamble 1847 – 1928
1840 Gamble Andrew Crofton
     Andrew Gamble Home in 1840 Christian, Kentucky Free White Persons – Males – Under 5: 3 Free White Persons – Males – 10 thru 14: 3 Free White Persons – Males – 15 thru 19: 1 Free White Persons – Males – 50 thru 59: 1 Free White Persons – Females – Under 5: 1 Free White Persons – Females – 5 thru 9: 1 Free White Persons – Females – 30 thru 39: 1 Free White Persons – Females – 80 thru 89: 1 Persons Employed in Agriculture: 4 No. White Persons over 20 Who Cannot Read and Write: 1 Free White Persons – Under 20: 9 Free White Persons – 20 thru 49: 1 Total Free White Persons: 12 Total All Persons – Free White, Free Colored, Slaves: 12

 1850 Andrew Gamble

     Andrew Gamble 1850 Christian County, Kentucky Age: 66 Birth Year: abt 1784 Birthplace: North Carolina Home in 1850: District 2, Christian, Kentucky Gender: Male Family Number: 562 Household Members: Name Age Andrew Gamble 66 Jane Gamble 40 Andrew F Gamble 22 Samuel T Gamble 19 Susan A Gamble 18 Mary S Gamble 16 Charles L Gamble 14 John W Gamble 12 Jane E Gamble 8 Joseph Gamble 6 Zack Taylor Gamble 3

 III. David Quaite Gamble

     Was born in 1827 in Christian County, Kentucky and married Lucretia Jane Rodgers born Lucretia Jane Rodgers born 3 Mar 1830 in Kentucky, USA Death 24 Jun 1916 in Christian Co., she was the daughter of Levin J Rodgers 1804 – Susan Frances Forbis 1805 – unknown.  To this union was born, **William Rufus Gamble 1849 – 1932 Delila Gamble 1851 – 1856 Prudy S Gamble 1852 – Cyrus M. Gamble 1854 – 1932 Andrew Lee Gamble 1856 – 1928 Virgil C Gamble 1858 – Chasteen N Gamble 1861 – 1923 Laura J. D. Gamble 1865 – 1921 James H Gamble 1866 –unknown. David resided with his family in 1850 Age: 23 District 2, Christian, Kentucky Residence 1860 Age: 33 Christian, Kentucky Residence 1870 Age: 43 MT Vernon, Christian, Kentucky Residence 1880 Age: 53 Fruit Hill, Christian, and died in 1891 at the age of 64.

 

 

 

 

II. William Rufus Gamble

     **William Rufus as born 15 APR 1849 in , Christian Co., and died 18 MAR 1932 in , Christian Co., he married in 1872 on 13 Nov Age: 23 to (1) Subrenia Cannon was born in 1850 in Tennessee, and died before 1893. She was the daughter of William Cannon 1810 – unknown and Malinda Ganus 1810 – unknown.  To this union was born, *William Volney Gamble 1874 – 1910 Solomon L Gamble 1875 – 1924 Napoleon Gamble 1879 – 1953 Rufus Gamble 1883 – 1963 William D Gamble 1887 –unknown.
Next William married in 1893 on 29 Dec Age: 44 in Christian Co., Mary “Mollie” Sherrill she was born 17 NOV 1865 in , Christian Co., and died 26 JUL 1940 in , Christian Co., she was the daughter of William D “Bunker or Bunk” Sherrill (please see editor notes below) born about 1831 and Mary Jane unknown born about 1839 – To this union was born,  Ben Jackson Gamble 1899 – Carl Garnett Gamble 1902 – 1991 Jainey Gamble 1906 – 1948.  William and his families residences were: 1870 Age: 21 MT Vernon, Christian Co.,  Residence 1880 Age: 31 Fruit Hill, Christian, Co.,  1900 Age: 51 Crofton, Christian, Kentucky Residence 1900 Age: 51 Crofton Town, Christian, Kentucky Residence 1920 Age: 71 Crofton, Christian Co., and he died in 1932 on 18 Mar Age: 82 , Christian Co., he was buried at Coles Chapel Cemetery, Cole Chapel Rd., Crofton, Ky.

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I. William Volney Gamble

     *Wm. Volney “Vol” was born,  26 JAN 1874 in Christian Co., and he married Linnie E Brasher born Jan 14, 1877  in Christian Co., on July 19, 1897 in Christian Co., Linnie she was the daughter of Dock Jones Brashear and Unknown Henderson and died Jan 20, 1931 and is buried at Ridgetop Cemetery, Crofton. To this union were born,  Private, Bertha Cecil Gamble 1899 – 1918 Bessie M Gamble 1902 – 1987v gamble appt road Hazel Louvenie Gamble 1907 – 1976 Sam Gamble 1910 – 1984 30 SEP 1910. Vol was appointed overseer of the Hopkinsville and Madisonville road from Crofton to Empire on May, 5, 1905.  The family residence in 1900 Age: 26 Crofton.  Vol was killed in a train accident, on October 30, 1910 and was burial at Long Cemetery. 
gamble death Hopkinsville Kentuckian      Tuesday, October 4, 1910 Fatal Accident Near Crofton ********** Well Known Citizen Hit By Passenger Train and Instantly Killed ********** Neck Was Broken ********** Was Man of Family and Leaves Wife and Four Children. ********** Volney Gamble, a well known citizen of North Christian, was instantly killed by a train near Crofton Friday afternoon. Mr Gamble was engaged in excavation work near the L&N track and as passenger train No. 51, south bound, approached, his mules, which were attached to a wagon, became frightened. To avoid being run into, Mr Gamble oct 12 1912 7500 law suit gamblestepped backward, when he was struck by the engine and hurled some distance, His neck was broken and his body mangled. Mr Gamble’s residence was only a short distance from the point where the accident occurred and his wife and children reached the body in a very few minutes, He is 35 years old and leaves his wife and four children. Hopkinsville Kentuckian Saturday, October 12, 1912 $7,500 IN GAMBLE CASE ********** Verdict Given For Killing Volney Gamble At Crofton. ********** SUED FOR TEN THOUSAND. ********** The case of L. E. Gamble, Admr., of Volney Gamble, deceased, was brought to a close yesterday and a verdict was rendered giving the plaintif $7,500. He sued the Mason-Hanger Co. and the L. & N. railroad Co. jointly for $10,000 damages for the death of Gamble at their construction camp.

 

 Editors Notes; William D “Bunker or Bunk” Sherrill is related to the editor. We always love when that happens! This Sherrill Family bore great Pioneering Frontiersmen. The first Sherill accounted in the colonies was in 1620 a young man washed up on shore of North Carolina, “Shipwreck Samuel”, the progenitor of all early Colonial Sherill’s. Passing his legacy and bravery down through the generations to come. He is accredited with the first frontiersmen to cross the Catawba River and beyond! His son, William “The Conestoga Trader” & Master Wagon Maker who settled the Shenandoah Valley and then headed out West!  A grandson Adam “The Pioneer” settling the NC wilderness, the Yadkin & Catawba River Regions, Indian traders who spread out all over the territories, as pioneer, wagon master making his way to Tennessee in 1747.  Many more exciting tales of the Sherill and related frontier families can be read about, in the book, Misty, misty morn which is listed at our online bookstore, The Joy Store and below a direct link..Enjoy! Learn more about your family history and genealogy, pass on your proud American history and the legacy of your ancestors, to your children and beyond!

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